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>> the bay bridge is shut down. this is our lives story. we will have team coverage all morning long. >> as we do cowill continue to cover the closure and will be tracking alternative commute options, letting you know what is the best way to get around. >> i was just talking to mike pelton and he stated that such a thing happened at 15 minutes ago that it just wanted to back up and i just checked with chp, there is a truck accident, a dump truck, a car, and a taxi. sadly, they are right behind this sign. they're right appear and there are blocking the left and lange. you remember, two days ago
one of the fasttrack lanes was taken away because of another accident prepared if you take away one lane, you are creating a big problem. >> for the sake of volume, we will take this shot and you can see halt less traffic is getting through. this is because of this problem. it is pushing the back up on 92 westbound. here is a look at the map, we made these up days ago to talk about the chokepoints'. 880, 92. there was an accident here earlier but that was cleared. as you can see the backups is building. we will move, right after we do this report and we will
start to move this farther back on 92 as the backup continues. >> we have to also look at the other alternatives. how about the golden gate bridge? >> the richmond center fell, that is the shot right here. all ankles to this story, we are covering at. the bay bridge toll plaza is on ground zero. this is where all the work is being done. they shut down this at 8:00 p.m. last month. it will not reopen until tuesday 5:00 a.m.. kron4 will tran is alive with information on the construction. >>
they are grinding and paving and putting >> into place. the chp is out here to make sure that they do not run into each other. it is so backed up that, and that is the macarthur mayes and because the trucks are waiting just to get down here to the bay bridge toll plaza. if they have to also go to work. i continue over the next five days that they expect 5000 dump trucks to come and go from here. there even want to be dropping of asphalt or removal of debris. but at any given time, 400 workers are at this site making sure that things go smoothly. they're on a very tight schedule. at 8:00 a.m. this morning caltran is expected to give us a news conference to let us know what the
progress is. at this time, we plan to carry this live for you as it happens. i will let you know if there any accidents and i would not beurprised if you are not paying attention, you can get win over. >ran over. >> with the bay bridge shut down until 5:00 a.m. tuesday morning, there are many other options to get along. bart is running 24 hours service stopping at 14 stations over the labor day weekend. the trains will run every hour during the time they're normally closed between one and 4:00 a.m.. all ac transit bus services across the bridge have been suspended until the new bridge opens. the san francisco bay ferries have extra boats in the water
during the closure. that will be heading to and from oakland, alameda main street, harbor bay, vallejo and san francisco thomas. ferries will depart every 45 minutes during peak commute hours. with all of these added services, transit officials advise you to give yourself extra time. >> continuing our team coverage of the bay bridge closure this morning, as we recommended the san mateo bridge will be a popular route. that is where we will find mike pelton alive. >>live. >> a tow truck is on his way to this accident but at this point it does not matter. it is as great a lot. there is
clearly a lot of people who got up early to get beat this. but at this point there commute is corn to be even longer. if you are taking the san mateo bridge, it will be as slow process. >> i will go behind here to give you a look at what i am seeing. if u-turn as all the way around you could see the traffic behind here. we will hold all the way, all the way to the end. as you can say with all of these lights, it is backed up very very far. >> we will start here and we will hear a lot of horror stories. stay with kron4 and will keep you updated on the bay bridge shut down. you can also get the latest on our web site kron4.com and
our new kron4 app. there is a special tile devoted to the latest updates on the bridge. >> let's turn our attention to the weather. >> in a lot of people will be seeing more cults and their waking up to temperatures in the '60s. expect mid 60's coast side and the temperature will bay similar to what we saw yesterday. we have big changes to talk about for the holiday. >> we are mine and turn the other new is. still ahead on san diego mayor bob filner. he is packing up his things
and heading held office. we will tell you when his last day officially is. >> we also have the very latest on a wild fire that continues to burn in yosemite. will also much know how many acres have burned. >> alza is a fast-food workers planned to walk off the job today demanding higher wages. we will have those stories and more on the kron 4 morning news continues. a7
>> welcome back the time is 6:11 a.m.. >> thousands of firefighters are ready to defend a system in the area where a fire the size of new york is still burning. >> the empire is now 30 percent contained. the wildfire in and around yosemite national park has burned through 192,000 a. and is threatening a 4500 structures. the fire continues to grow but officials say it is not spreading as fast. it has now been called the sixth largest wildfire in the state's history. >> we have a some stunning videos of the massive rimfire to show you. in a time lapse, and you can see the smoke and flames that are billowing up to the sky. about 5500 structures are
threatened by the blaze and more than 110 buildings have been destroyed. several communities nearby the fire still remain under evacuation. >> they do have air quality of one's assets. it appears that the spread of the fire is going down. >>still ahead on kron 4 morning news. we will have an update on the crisis in syria as the u.s. decides whether or not to intervene. >> here is a live look at the bay bridge from yerba b uena island. we have several crews there covering the closure for you this morning
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accident at the toll plaza of the san mateo bridge that is blocking the left-hand lane. it is an injury accident that involves a dump truck, a taxi, and a car. it will take time to clear in this is affecting the ride on westbound 92. this is where we are really seen the biggest impact. coming out of san lorenzo to the hayward, the nimitz is backed up southbound approaching highway 92. if you thought that you were born to get a jumpstart on the commute, you are too late. you might want to rethink your strategy. >> the richmond sand fell bridge also has heavy traffic. it is working its way to the run section of the bridge. they only have to line is available and it is starting to show. we do
see a lot more traffic at the toll plaza. remember, we are talking about traffic slows that normally would be between 7:30 a.m. and 8:00 a.m.. we have not even reached 6:30 a.m.. we are keeping a close eye on what is happening at the west end of the bridge were sir francis boulevard is starting to get heavy. >> a quick look picture golden gate bridge south bond ride. it is definitely heavier than normal. we will now head over to the weather center. >> we are dealing with more fog. fog in some of our inland spots, once the sun comes up to have gray skies. it is warmer today and everyone is waking up to
60's. as to put the clock into motion tech a look at the '70s and eating the '80s by the noon hour. as we head into the afternoon, by 3:00 p.m. the temperatures will be in the '70s, and low to mid '80s. it will the warmest down to livermore valley. >> i do one aboard thunder afternoon high, the start things out in the east bay. we will reach the 90 degree mark in brentwood and walnut creek. danville will have a high of 87 degrees. it will be pretty similar to what we saw yesterday castro valley will have a high of 78. it will be a gorgeous day nothing but sunshine. sunnyvale will have a high of 81 degrees. downtown san francisco will have a high of 70 degrees. last but not least less focus on the north bay if you are going
up to napa. mid '80s is set for napa and sonoma. >> tomorrow is expected to be the warmest but the temperatures will start to slide. >> the time is 6:28 a.m.. today, but thousands of fast-food workers across the country are planning to strike. this is part of a nationwide campaign to get chains like mcdonald's, and taco bell and wendy's to pay workers higher wages. organizers hope to form a union and press their call for a minimum wage of $15 per hour. right now, many workers make an average of $7.25 an hour $15 a yand $15,00a
year. >> u.s. intelligence officials are preparing briefings for congress aimed at linking last week's chemical attack to the syrian government. russia has blocked any efforts to seek a united nations resolution. britain's prime minister says that he will hold off on joining any military efforts. the obama administration is going to take action even without the backing of allies or the united nations. >> a date for a special election to replace san diego mayor bought filner has been set. the city council has agreed to november 19th. he is scheduled to resign tomorrow following a sexual
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slate. >> we have a new resources to tell you about to help you with the bay bridge closure. kron4 has a new app that is free. he confided in the apple kept store. it is very user friendly and it is easy to use. you can navigate and interact with it. you can get other local news, weather, sports. they have a special bay bridge tile. when you click on it, you will see a stream of the latest news about the closure. if you want to updated anytime this is the place for you to get up-to- date >> information. also, that will have information on how you can get around. at the top we have a track tab and you will find the latest traffic information. we expect the other bridges to
bay packed so you should check this out before you head out. >> here is a cool thing, you could see the bridges and real-time for yourself. we have taps' for the bay bridge, golden gate bridge, and inside that help you can look at caltrans construction camp. this will let you see the final construction take place during the closure. you can find these free at that store. >> gabe slate, kron 4 news. >> watching wall street this morning. the weekly jobless claims will be released by the labor department. freddie mac will release the weekly mortgage rates up later this morning. the stock market edged higher yesterday as the price of oil increased. here is a it looked at the closing numbers. the dow rose 48
points. the nasdaq gained nearly 15 points. the s&p came up four points. >> there are pretty good numbers and it looks like a good day on wall street. the opening bell as 6:30 a.m.. >> the time is 6:27 a.m.. we will continue our coverage of the traffic due to the bay bridge closure. it is building at the richmond san rafael bridge, the san mateo bridge all because everyone rafael bridge, the san mateo bridge all because everyone is using it. unbelievable. shhhhh! in our day, we didn't have u-verse high speed internet. yeah, our babysitter didn't have a million ways to serve mom up on a silver platter. we had to count sheep to fall asleep. and i always worried that i was creating an overcrowded sheep farm.
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futures are now down nine. we are seeing low oil prices added to your high. >> the time is 6:29 a.m.. our top story this morning is traffic. we would tumble to george. >> the san mateo bridge, highway 92 and westbound direction. here is a live look. we are--you concede it is a bed late back up because we had an accident on 92 west on. right at the toll plaza of the bridge. that crash has been cleared out of the traffic lanes but it managed to back up the westbound on 92 ride but also the south bond 880 ride. this is the impact
perry ed this is a leading to westbound 92, the crash has been cleared so it is out of the traffic lanes, here is a look westward from the san mateo bridge. it seems to have eased just a little bit. as you can see the backup is still pretty heavy. minto plaza still has not backed up to bed early but it is heavy across the span. a course of keeping a close eye on the ride from richmond san rafael bridge. it is already starting to slow for the traffic and from the 1 01 southbound ride. you concede slowing after sir francis drake. >> we continue to monitor
the work but it's been done. you could see the work is being done. i want to remind you of ways you can get around. bart is running 24 hours service stopping at 14 stations over the labor day weekend. the trains will run every hour during the time they are normally closed. all ac transit bus services across the bridge have been suspended until the new bridge opens. the san francisco bay ferries have extra boats in the water during the closure. they will be heading to and from the oakland, alameda up main street, harbor bay, vallejo and san francisco terminals. even with all of these added services, transit officials advise you to give yourself enough time. >> we want to bring dan the
camera shot of of the san mateo bridge. george mentioned that the commute there is awful. continuing our team coverage will now go live with mike pelton. >> i am just a mile away from the toll plaza. about 20 to 30 minutes ago there was a vehicle accident and it just created a mess. traffic was backed up further the more i am at currently. once they cleared this, if freed of traffic a little bit but the damage has been done. they have significant backups. this is not a good commute this morning. when you add this into all the people that are using this bridge this morning, because of the bay bridge closure is just a mess. if you are coming this way do not expect a quick ride. >> i cannot hear about 3:30
a.m. and i never seen it this way. there were not any delays at 3:30 a.m. it was just day. about 4:30 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. it's started to get congested. this accident just throw a wrench into this traffic. it will be a very long morning. >> stay with kron4 we will keep you updated on the bay bridge shut down. you can also get the latest on our web site at kron4.com and our new kron4 mobile app. there is a special tile devoted to the latest updates. while you are on
this you can take a picture of the traffic that you are end and we would love to see it. give us your drive mapped and how long you have to wait. >> that will be really helpful for anyone else that is trying to leave their home. >> would not go over to the weather. >> the weather is not an obstacle. we do have cloudy skies. now the clouds are starting to get lower. the visibility is starting to look good. as we head into the afternoon you can expect upper 80s. warmer weather will be here by tomorrow but we do have big changes for the holiday. i will break down your 7 day around the bay coming up. >> the time is 6:35 a.m..
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far as their commute for the first day of the bay bridge closure. this is what they had to say. >> it was up more busy than usual. >> call busy was that? >> it was busy, it was crowded. it usually does not get crowded like that. and >> this is just a first of many reports that i will break giving you this morning to let you know how it is. the first day of the bay bridge closure. >> new this morning. detected tough from more victims of a well-known santa cruz surfers instructor who shot on a
graphic photos and videos of under age girls he was teaching. . investigators have revealed that among his victims were young girls at santa cruz high school. the suspect is a 38 year-old dylan greiner. authority say that they have come more than half million photos and videos on his computer. investigators said that he taught children how to surf at santa cruz high into other unnamed schools in santa cruz. he is facing 28 criminal charges including four fel lewd and love this is behavior on a minor and felony child pornography allegations. police have identified more than a dozen female victims. >> coming up on the kron4 morning newest. we have complete coverage of the bay bridge closure of this morning. this is a live look at the bridges and
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the latest with the closure of the bay bridge. here is a live look from the toll plaza. >> most of the traffic is heading to the san mateo bridge. this is a the bay bridge traffic because it is really jammed up. we did have an accident at the toll plaza for about 20 minutes the was blocking the lanes. maxim that has since cleared. mike pelton said this pitcher in to us. >> here is a look at the ride on the toll plaza looking westward. you can say that things aren't settled down and the volume does not appear to be that much more than usual. we are seen in now in the back up and take a look at the traffic maps for example you could see the ride on 880 is backed up into san leandro.
the westbound ride, 92 is starting to slow from the interchange. this entire stretch will be slower than usual heading to the san mateo bridge. considering that we have already had an accident i do not feel that we are doing too bed. we are handling the flow pretty well. >> here is a look at the richmond san rafeal bridges and it is really shown signs of strain from being put on it. you are looking at rep sections and it is not only so badly back about the toll plaza as it is here on the span. as i show you the map it will show you that there is a yellow already shown across the bridge. there is the stop and go traffic, this is the worst back up. of course, slow traffic on sir francis rig boulevard. for the
golden gate bridge, the 1 01 southbound ride it has been indefinitely heavier than usual. we are seeing extra traffic flow as motorists are using this to get to send a failed. newmonsambar fel >> here is a live look at conditions from our roof cam. portions of the san francisco skyline. is patchy drizzle but the fault is more prominent than what we saw yesterday. the temperatures are warmer. 65 degrees currently in antioch. low 60's for downtown san francisco. as we head into the afternoon will be sunny and mild. if you like to yesterday, you will like today's numbers. 76 degrees for oakland. san rafeal will be checking in at 85 degrees. as we follow
these numbers into the evening we will see an abundance of 60's. the clouds will return. your extended forecasts shows the 7 day around the bay, to mark will be the warmest of the week. we will see the numbers as we head into the weekend but believe that labor day itself will be cool. >> we are watching wall street with our financial expert rob black. we did have a pretty good numbers. >> the gross domestic problem is, past performance. we are getting a revision. this is a history lesson, the stock markets have already made their most. i do not think
is as sweet. >> what about the trend, the u.s. economy doubled their gross domestic products. >> it will be the same, it seemed like it was a the same last year and we are getting better at baseball flow of jobs.based off >> oil prices are skyrocketing at least for the november delivery, with that we see gas prices go back up? >> we could, the u.k. and france are backing off. it will not happen today, maybe it will happen
next week. this equals more prices. i am not politically smart to tell you that. >> i do not think anyone is. i will think any of us knows what they should do with syria. >> when we start to see biggest get more active on wall street? >> i think september will dramatic. wall streenew have tok at tapering whether or not it will begin. there also is the budget deficit. september will be very dramatic. marriage in the bourse'.
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these users say they cannot believe that this will be the last time that will drive over the bridge. but as you can see, these pictures are of the span of the bridge that is not being replaced. >> still ahead on the kron4 morning newest. the bay bridge closed this morning and the traffic is a building up. >> we have all the angles to cover for you with live team coverage as we take this live look at the bridge.